Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors

Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors features discussion of all things outdoors in the True North. With thousands of lakes and thousands of acres of forest, Paul Bunyan Country is home to some of the best fishing and hunting in North America and you'll hear from the some of the nation's best guides and anglers.

JONESIN' FOR WALLEYES: Jeremy "Jonesie" Anderso...
Jeremy Anderson aka Mr. Anderson aka Mr. A aka Jonesie of Jones Guide Service joins the show to talk early fall fishing in the Park Rapids area and talks about his favorite new fishing toys.
34 min
LET THE HUNTING BEGIN! NW Regional Wildlife Man...
Several hunting seasons are already underway (and at least one is already done!) NW Regional Wildlife Manager Blane Klemek Talks, about all of them.
43 min
MANDY'S BACK: This Fall Is ALL About Fishing......
Mandy Uhrich checks in and is rockin' it in the fishing world. In fact, it's ALL about fishing for Mandy this fall. Well, at least for a few more weeks...and then all bets are off.
32 min
STATE OF THE FISHERY: NW Regional Fisheries Man...
Marc Bacigalupi is wrapping up his first summer as Northwest Minnesota Regional Fisheries Manager. He weighs in on the status of our lakes and fish populations as we head in to fall and then hardwater fishing.
24 min
JOHNNY FISHING: He Won't Say It So I Will...Joh...
Last week, John Hoyer won his third National Walleye Tour Championship, Second In A Row, AND Won Angler Of The Year. But John Is So Much More Than His Trophies. A Truly Great Conversation With John Hoyer.
21 min
THE BRADY BUNCH: Brady Laudon Leads Visit Bemid...
AGLOW, The Association Of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers, has its annual convention in Bemidji next week. Brady Laudon of Visit Bemidji has spearheaded this convention and the efforts to put Paul Bunyan Country in the national outdoor media spotlight.
19 min
THE BEAR NECESSITIES: Matt Breuer of NorthCount...
Matt has been baiting bear and now it's time to hunt. We get the details, plus discuss all the other critters he'll be going after in the next few months. Oh, and yes, he did catch alot of fish this year too.
22 min
BRUCE IS BACK: Bruce Jean Checks In After A Buc...
Bruce Jean hit the road for a bucket list trip north of the border and we get the details. Plus, hot walleye action on cold Rainy Lake days, a BIG muskie catch AND of course a Fast (er Than Usual) Five
28 min
GUSSY RECAP: Jeff Gustafson Started The Year Wi...
Jeff Gustafson started 2023 winning the Bassmaster Classic, Canada's first ever Bassmaster title. After that, it was the 2023 Elite season. Gussy recaps it for us, talks a little Paul Bunyan Country fishing and tackles a Fast Five.
25 min
GOOD WILL FISHING: Young Mr. Pappenfus Sits #11...
Will Pappenfus had a dream come true this year when he went all in as a pro angler on the NWT. And what a rookie season. He sits just outside the Top 10 headed into the championship on Devil's Lake. We get a does of will power today. PLUS: we head to the Walker area for our Lake of the Week.
23 min
Defending Champ John Hoyer Sits #1 In The Angler Of The Year Chase Headed In To Next Week's National Championship. He's Already There Pre-Fishing And Checks In With Kev.
30 min
DUSTY MINKE: Headed West To Be The Best...The N...
Dusty's ranked #7 in the National Walleye Tour Angler Of The Year Standings As He Prepares For the NWT Championship on Devils Lake starting Wednesday. He Recaps The Year, Previews The Championship and Handles A Fast Five Too
25 min
BEARDSLEY'S GETTIN' BITES: Dick Beardsley Check...
Dick Beardsley's finding a few walleyes...some crappies...and a ton of bass. He's got the details on the latest podcast. PLUS: The Aquatic Biologist takes a guess at our latest question.
28 min
AIMING LOW: Rylander & Son Are Double Winners (...
Jason Rylander and his son were double Hard Time "winners" at the United Way Fishing Tournament, meaning they won the prize for the smallest stringer of fish. That's very hard to do. We'll get their secrets to futility and another Fast Five.
23 min
Muskies On Mille Lacs & We Head To Osakis For O...
Steve Scepaniak of Predator Guide Service talks Mille Lacs Muskies and other bites. Plus Storm Kettlehut out of the Glendwood Area Office has the latest Lake of the Week.
17 min
CATCHIN' BASS & TAKIN' NAMES: Travis Peterson i...
Northland Pro Staffer Travis Peterson loves bass fishing and he's been busy reeling them in. We find out what's working and where they're biting, along with a little hoops talk too.
31 min
BLASING HOT BITES: Nate Blasing Talks Brainerd ...
Nate Blasing Of The Nisswa Guides League checks in from the Brainerd Lakes area to talk walleye bites (still going) and several other fish as well. Plus other key topics and a pretty entertaing Fast Five.
25 min
DUCK THEATHON! Dalton Rosin of Ducks Unlimited ...
Well, September is just a couple weeks away, so it's time to get ready for Ducks Unlimited Banquets, followed by duck hunting. DU Regional Director Dalton Rosin previews the area events and discusses all the efforts to keep ducks and duck hunting viable in Minnesota.
16 min
GRIN & BEAR IT: It's Bear Baiting season & Tim ...
Tim Humphrey of Aspen Outfitters is gearing up for another bear hunting season. The baiting is underway and he's in to talk all things bear hunting.
28 min
Even though it's called the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, there's a Paul Bunyan chapter and they support all elk efforts, including here in Minnesota. Brad Fitzgerald tells us all about it. Plus our Lake(s) Of The Week!
20 min
AUGUST ACADEMY: Tara Hokuf & Ingrid Thompson Ta...
The Women of BASA are holding their annual August Academy this weekend. Tara Hokuf and Ingrid Thompson have all the details of the event coming to the Northland Regional Sports Park. Plus Dr. Andy from Bemidji State talks Eelpout.
19 min
HOUSTON HAS NO PROBLEMS: Jarrid Houston Checks ...
Jarrid Houston is catching fish and fired up because his BSU Beaver Football team is #8 in the nation. We talk those topics and much more on the latest PBCO Podcast.
17 min
IT'S TUMA TIME: Keith Tuma Is Back & Updating U...
Keith Tuma of Brainerd is running the gamut this year on the Bassmasters Elite Qualifying Trail. We get an update and some good bass tips too.
26 min
JASON FREED: He's Been Tooling Around Vermilion...
Lake Vermilion has it all...walleyes, bass, northerns, muskies. And it's been a good year. We get all the details and some football talk too with Brainerd Warrior Head Football Coach AND Leisure Outdoor Adventures Guide Jason Freed.
28 min
ERIK OTTERTAIL IS BACK: He's Otter Tail Lakes C...
Erik Osberg's day job is promoting Otter Tail Country as a great place to live and work. And it translates seamlessly to his latest visit. We get the goods on the Otter Tails Lakes Country bite and the other usual nonsense and fun.
25 min